ORA-00911

ORA-00911 invalid character

What causes an ORA-00911 error?

Special characters are valid only in certain places. If special characters other than $, _, and # are used in a name and the name is not enclosed in double quotation marks (“), this message will be issued. One exception to this rule is for database names; in this case, double quotes are stripped out and ignored.

How Xynomix can help

Remove the invalid character from the statement or enclose the object name in double quotation marks.

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